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August 2009
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Vitamins vs. Chemotherapy and Radiation for Cancer Therapy
by Reagan Houston, MS, PE (C)
Researcher and cancer survivor Houston further boosts his case that using multivitamins for cancer treatment may reduce – or even eliminate – the need for chemotherapy.

The Anti-Inflammatory and Antiplatelet Effects of Boluoke (Lumbrokinase) in Cancer Patients
by Dr. James A. Kholos
In his original research, the author shows that this enzyme product reduces blood clotting in people with varied case histories, including cancer and heart disease.

A Review of Whole Body Hyperthermia and the Experience of Klinik St. Georg
by Shari Lieberman, PhD, CNS, FACN
Using heat to treat disease dates back as far as ancient Egypt. Currently, hyperthermia is being used in cancer care all over the world, especially Germany. A variety of case histories are presented here, including several from Dr. Douwes's well-known clinic.

One Man Alone: My Investigation of Dr. William Donald Kelley
by Nicholas Gonzalez, MD
The renowned alternative cancer doctor tells the story of how he met Dr. Kelley and learned about his controversial enzyme treatment for pancreatic cancer; the research led Gonzalez to develop his life's work.
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New Advance in Pancreatic Cancer
by Prof. Serge Jurasunas
A pharmacy professor, diagnosed in 2005 with advanced pancreatic cancer involving large abdominal metastases, came to Dr. Jurasunas's clinic, Holiterapias. By April 2009, she was considered clinically cured. The doctor outlines the treatment protocol in these pages.

Cancer and Mitochondria Defects: New 21st Century Research
by Brian Peskin, BSEE
The author presents highlights of the most recent breakthroughs and insights from studies done 2007–2009, with a focus on clinical application.

The Effect of Alkalizing Agents on Malignant Processes, from Cytotoxic to Genomic in Cancer Research
by Prof. Robert W. Bradford
Medical pioneer Prof. Bradford explains the workings of an approach of treating cancer with alkalizing agents, such as bicarbonate infusion.


by Jule Klotter

Anti-Aging Medicine
DO Academic Deceit in Gerontology Exposed | Vernon Howard, PhD
by Ronald Klatz, MD, DO, and Robert Goldman, MD, PhD

Pathways to Healing
Historic Meeting Brings Supporters of Integrated Care Together
by Elaine Zablocki

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
A Holistic Approach to Breast Health
by Rose Marie Williams, MA

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

War on Cancer
New York Times Criticizes War on Cancer
by Ralph Moss, PhD

Optimizing Metabolism
Cachexia Diagnosed Early Is Amenable to Nutrition
by Ingrid Kohlstadt, MD, MPH

Chinese Medicine
Pairing Medicinals in Chinese Medical Oncology for Best Therapeutic Effects
by Bob Flaws, LAc, FNAAOM, FRCHM

Exercise is Medicine
Resistance Exercise for Cachexia
by Jade Teta, ND, and Keoni Teta, ND

Pain Free 1-2-3!
Eliminating Cancer Pain
by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Healing with Homeopathy
An Effective Alternative for Influenza Pandemics
by Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, and Robert Ullman, ND

New York Observer
Dr. Stephen DeFelice Starts Clinical Study Combining Carnitine and Doxorubicin in Treatment of Advanced Ovarian Cancer
by Marcus A. Cohen

Women's Health Update
by Tori Hudson, ND


Magnesium Prevents Chemotherapy Side Effects
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

In Memoriam

Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD

Letters to the Editor

Naturopaths Should Not Treat Flu with Tamiflu

Denial of HIV Can Be a Death Sentence

Enhancing Chemotherapy Effectiveness with Simple Vitamin C?

PSA Tests, Prostate Cancer, and Vitamin C

CAM Cancer Therapies Are Based on Scientific Principles

There is a Tumor in Our Approach to Cancer

More on Double-Blind Studies

I Cured My Breast Cancer By Natural Methods

In the News

Herbal Supplement May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

Researchers Discover Link Between Organ Transplantation and Increased Cancer Risk

New Research on Organic Kale and Brussels Sprouts in Cruciferous Complete

How to Protect Yourself Against Ticks

Douglas Laboratories Presents New Wobenzym Professional Strength


  Herb, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions
by Mitchell Bebel Stargrove, ND, LAc; Jonathan Treasure, MNIMH, AHG; and Dwight L. McKee, MD
review by Duncan Soule, MD


Chakra Foods for Optimum Health
by Deanna M. Minich, PhD, CN
review by Irene Alleger


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